The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 262 307 340
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 9 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 13
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Senior Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6744 10027 11832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.74% 95.13% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6077 8498 9965
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title.

1 10 (90.91%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) Selenium
5 5 (45.45%) JMeter
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (27.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
7 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
7 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 3 (27.27%) Law
7 3 (27.27%) ISEB
7 3 (27.27%) NUnit
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
9 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
9 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) JMeter
3 3 (27.27%) NUnit
3 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (27.27%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
3 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago